If you are appointed to be the Personal Representative, or PR, of the estate the first thing you should do is retain the services of an experienced New York estate planning attorney to provide you with advice and guidance throughout the probate process. It will also be beneficial, however, to have a basic understanding of duties and responsibilities of a PR as well as where to begin once you are appointed.
Topics covered in this report include:
- What Is the Personal Representative’s Job?
- What Is a Fiduciary?
- How is a Personal Representative Selected?
- What Are the Legal Requirements for Being a PR?
- What Are Letters of Administration?
- Will I Be Compensated for My Duties as the Personal Representative?